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Angler Exploit Kit exploiting new Adobe vulnerability, dropping CryptoWall 3.0

2015/05/29

Threatpost - (International) A security researcher at SANS Internet Storm Center discovered variants of the Angler Exploit Kit (EK) dropping CryptoWall ransomware on affected machines for the first time, and security researchers at FireEye observed that the EK added a recent Adobe Flash Player vulnerability in which attackers could exploit a race condition in its shader class to execute arbitrary code.

Source: https://threatpost.com/angler-exploit-kit-exploiting-new-adobe-vulnerability-dropping-cryptowall-3-0/113044

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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